SharePoint vs WordPress

SharePoint is ranked 1st in Web Content Management with 79 reviews vs WordPress which is ranked 4th in Web Content Management with 10 reviews. The top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Overall Assessment of SharePoint 2013". The top reviewer of WordPress writes "The online store, dynamic shipping cost tables, and invoicing are a few of the valuable features". SharePoint is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, Alfresco and Liferay Digital Experience Platform . WordPress is most compared with Plone, EPiServer and Kentico . See our SharePoint vs WordPress report.
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Pros
It keeps our company organized and everything is in one place.There is not just one valuable feature; it is all of them working together.We can arrange all our documents on one platform and see the document's changes and edits.Information is now available instantly to managers on all devices.The ability to take Excel files and make them dynamic SharePoint lists with instant reporting capabilities has been a major benefit.OneDrive and SharePoint provide a secure, fully auditable way of storing information.Removed the need of paper storage and people flow into the office.Document flows, storage, and numbering take off the actions for checking and assigning the numbering and running around with approvals and pre-approvals.

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It has a vast array of themes which could be applied to make the website visually look more appealing to the target market.This program has made it possible for our company to advertise all around the country, instead of keeping it local.

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Cons
​The support is the worst. It is bad when Microsoft support does not even know what to do and you have to tell them. Also, they take too long to solve a problem.​The product could be improved in a lot of way. It is so frustrating to get things to work as advertised.Using SharePoint is difficult.It will fully use your system resources.Annoyingly, many new Office 365 apps always end up being only US locale for the first year of their life. Microsoft needs to realise that most of their customers are not in the USA.You still need a bit of expertise to add branding.The company also needs to make sure that their policies are dictating how information is stored and used, instead of letting SharePoint take control.​Improve the user-friendliness.

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It may be useful to have a downloadable program that you could have on your desktop that allows you to create and maintain the program while offline.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is very expensive.​Licensing can be by server or by seat.As usual, Microsoft’s licensing structures don’t really seem to fit the needs of their products. This leads to always paying for a project you will never use fully or always be adding to.

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Ranking
RANKING
Views
53,063
Comparisons
38,013
Reviews
79
Followers
2,537
Avg. Rating
7.7
Views
2,035
Comparisons
1,148
Reviews
10
Followers
780
Avg. Rating
8.6
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
Also Known AsSharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a web server, which either is part of an Internet hosting service or is a network host itself; the first case may be on a service like WordPress.com, for example, and the second case is a computer running the software package WordPress.org. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.

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Sample Customers
Sample Customers Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.TIBCO Software, Code for America, Crosswise, Essio Shower, AdLemons, Applied Geographics
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
11%
University
9%
Comms Service Provider
9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
12%
Insurance Company
7%
Manufacturing Company
6%
University
6%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
30%
Midsize Enterprise
28%
Large Enterprise
43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
17%
Midsize Enterprise
31%
Large Enterprise
52%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
67%
Midsize Enterprise
22%
Large Enterprise
11%

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